Onerous Obligation to Accrue Holiday Pay for a Worker on Long-term Sick Leave

Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 22 January 2015
David Fagan
Business Legal
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Everything in law is not always as it seems.

One of the issues that creates difficulties for employers is that even where legislation or court decisions state matters very clearly, there can be other legal considerations which mean that a particular piece of legislation or court decision is not applicable.

As a small example of this, there are many pieces of legislation currently on the statute books, where most of the legislation is operative (i.e. in force), but a particular section may never have been brought into operation, or may have been amended, or repealed. In other circumstances, there may be additional circumstances such as constitutional rights, common law rights, or principles

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David Fagan
Business Legal

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